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United States of America - Number of homicides

15,696
(number)
in 2015

Though United States of America number of homicides fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2001 - 2015 period ending at 15,696 number in 2015.

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“Intentional homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person

Date Value Change, %
2015 15,696 10.82 %
2014 14,164 -1.08 %
2013 14,319 -3.61 %
2012 14,856 1.33 %
2011 14,661 -0.41 %
2010 14,722 -4.40 %
2009 15,399 -6.47 %
2008 16,465 -3.87 %
2007 17,128 -1.05 %
2006 17,309 3.40 %
2005 16,740 3.67 %
2004 16,148